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Getting Ready For Australian Tennis Open 20 January-2 February 2020 Overland Train Stays On Track In Year 2020 Round One Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program Now Open Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019 Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Getting Ready For Australian Tennis Open 20 January-2 February 2020

Getting Ready For Australian Tennis Open 20 January-2 February 2020

Victoria Acting Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Marlene Kairouz Australian Tennis Open 2020 The Grand Slam For Everyone Victor P Taffa Melbourne Park is primed to deliver the most open Australian Tennis Open in history, putting Victoria in the global spotlight and delivering accessible and inclusive Grand Slam action to hundreds of thousands […]

Overland Train Stays On Track In Year 2020

Overland Train Stays On Track In Year 2020

JBRE Publicity & Events Manager Caitlin Jones Overland Train Lives On Victor P Taffa Great Southern Rail has sent Editor Victor P Taffa the following message regarding his email to run the Overland Train as a V/Line Velocity Train. Since 19 January 1887 the Overland Train has operated between Melbourne and Adelaide. Great Southern Rail […]

Round One Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program Now Open

Round One Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program Now Open

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Looking After Victoria’s Treasured Botanic Gardens Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is preserving and improving Victoria’s precious botanic gardens with more than $1.4 Million for gardens across the state. Round One of the Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program will provide grants to 17 gardens […]

Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein New Development For Bruny Island Lighthouse Victor P Taffa Latest exciting development through the Hodgman Government’s rigorous and transparent EOI process will progress to lease and license negotiations.   Bruny Island Safaris’ proposal for Cape Bruny Lighthouse Station will protect and repurpose three existing heritage buildings, […]

Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019

Fed Cup Tennis Competition 1963-2019

Fed Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Fed Cup is the premier international team event in women’s tennis and is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Fed Cup was launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Until 1995 the competition was known as the Federation Cup. […]

Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

Marine Farming Development To Be Consolidated Into Single Plan

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Sustainable Growth For Salmon Industry Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government strongly supports responsible and sustainable growth in the Salmon Industry, which provides thousands of direct and indirect jobs, many of which are in regional areas. Through our Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry, we […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that was abandoned in […]

Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

15 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe $1.3 Million Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened Victor P Taffa Thanks to $1.3 Million from the Palaszczuk Government, taking the family to Queens Park is now even more enjoyable and safer with its lighting, pathways, landscaping and playground upgrades including an improved all-abilities play-space. At the official opening […]

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Posted in Environment

More Covert CCTV Cameras Targeting Copper Wire Theft

More Covert CCTV Cameras Targeting Copper Wire Theft

15 January 2020

Queensland Acting Minister for Mines and Energy Mark Ryan Energex Steps Up Copper Theft Fight Victor P Taffa Energex has warned crooks responsible for copper theft from the power network they’ll now appear on video as the electricity distributor rolls out more covert CCTV cameras on its assets. Earlier this year South East Queensland’s dumbest […]

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Posted in Resources

New Midland Railway Station To Have 3 Platforms

New Midland Railway Station To Have 3 Platforms

15 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Site Chosen For METRONET’s Midland Railway Station Relocation Victor P Taffa New Midland Railway Station to be built between Helena and Cale streets Railway Station to be better integrated with Midland’s growing commercial centre Business case now complete McGowan Government election commitment being delivered for Midland McGowan Government […]

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Pilot Arts Program Applications Open 11 February 2020

Pilot Arts Program Applications Open 11 February 2020

15 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Arts Program To Build Capacity Of Outer Metro Communities Victor P Taffa Funding program to boost arts and culture in outer metropolitan Perth Local governments to partner with arts or community organisations Applications open February 11 for activities commencing on or after July 1, 2020 […]

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Posted in Literary & Arts

Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched By Marshall Govt

Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched By Marshall Govt

15 January 2020

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Dedicated Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched Victor P Taffa South Australian Government has joined forces with Nature Foundation SA to launch a special fund to re-establish habitat for wildlife in the state’s bushfire-ravaged regions. Wildlife Recovery Fund is a collaborative project between the National Parks […]

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Fire Impacted Residents Given Easier Access To Prescribed Medication

Fire Impacted Residents Given Easier Access To Prescribed Medication

15 January 2020

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Prescription Pressure Lifted In Emergencies Victor P Taffa People impacted by the current catastrophic fires in Kangaroo Island are being supported to access prescribed medication from their pharmacist without a prescription. Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade, said the new Regulations under the Controlled Substances […]

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Posted in Health

Premier Will Hodgman Announces Retirement From Politics

Premier Will Hodgman Announces Retirement From Politics

14 January 2020

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Premier’s Resignation Speech Victor P Taffa I am announcing today I will be resigning as a Member of our State Parliament, the Leader of the Liberal Party and the Premier of Tasmania. I have, this morning, informed my Cabinet colleagues and the Prime Minister of what was a very difficult decision. […]

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Posted in Politics

Grants Announced For Community Racing Clubs

Grants Announced For Community Racing Clubs

14 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Racing Elise Archer Boost For Community Racing Clubs Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to growing Tasmania’s racing industry. Today, I am delighted to announce the successful applicants of the first round of the Tasmanian Community Racing Club Infrastructure Grants, Minister for Racing Elise Archer said. 9 grants totalling $143,000 will […]

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Posted in Sport

Grants Awarded In 8 Council Areas For Roll Out Of 3-Year-Old Kinder Places

Grants Awarded In 8 Council Areas For Roll Out Of 3-Year-Old Kinder Places

14 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Education James Merlino Making Kindergarten Enrolment Easier For Families Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is making it easier for families to secure a kindergarten place for 3 and 4-year-old children by supporting councils to develop central enrolment schemes and simplify enrolment processes. Minister for Education James Merlino today announced 8 councils in […]

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Posted in Education

South East Queensland Tourism Strategy Announced By Premier

South East Queensland Tourism Strategy Announced By Premier

14 January 2020

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Palaszczuk Government Announces South East Queensland Tourism Strategy Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is working closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to develop an Indigenous tourism strategy for South East Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said South East Queensland offered a range of Indigenous tourism experiences, from the Dreamworld Corroboree […]

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Posted in Tourism

Citizen Science Grants Program Open Until 9 March 2020

Citizen Science Grants Program Open Until 9 March 2020

14 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch Citizen Science Funding To Support Reef Health Victor P Taffa Scientists, organisations and community groups are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $30,000 under the second round of the Palaszczuk Government’s Citizen Science Grants program. Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch said the program was launched almost one […]

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Posted in Technology

Have A Holiday On South Coast Of New South Wales

Have A Holiday On South Coast Of New South Wales

14 January 2020

New South Wales Minister for Families Communities and Disability Services Gareth Ward List Your Holiday Home To Help A Neighbour Victor P Taffa People who own holiday homes in bushfire-affected communities are being encouraged to list them with local real estate agents for rent, to increase the supply of accommodation available for those who have […]

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Posted in Welfare Services

Extended Trading Hours Need 24 Hour Train Operations Restored

Extended Trading Hours Need 24 Hour Train Operations Restored

14 January 2020

New South Wales Minister for Jobs Investment Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayres Lockout Laws Repealed For Growing Sydney’s Night Time Economy Victor P Taffa Early this morning, Sydney’s ‘lockout laws’ were repealed in the Sydney CBD Entertainment Precinct. This move brings in extended trading hours for venues and bottle shops and a relaxation of […]

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Posted in Business

Minister Welcomes Cruise Liner Vasco Da Gama To Fremantle For First Time

Minister Welcomes Cruise Liner Vasco Da Gama To Fremantle For First Time

13 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Ports Alannah MacTiernan New Addition To Fremantle Cruise Season Victor P Taffa Premium cruise liner Vasco da Gama arrives in Fremantle for the first time Vasco da Gama to home-port in Fremantle this summer and next McGowan Government’s commitment to boosting cruise ship tourism driving jobs across Western Australia McGowan Government’s […]

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Criminal Law (Unlawful Consorting) Bill 2019 To Be Introduced

Criminal Law (Unlawful Consorting) Bill 2019 To Be Introduced

13 January 2020

Western Australia Attorney General John Quigley New Anti-Consorting Scheme For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Criminal Law (Unlawful Consorting) Bill 2019 to be introduced into State Parliament next month New offence of unlawful consorting will attract a maximum 5-year jail term Effective consorting laws will make it harder for convicted offenders to engage in planned […]

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Posted in Legal Affairs

Building Approvals Up 3 % Year To November 2019

Building Approvals Up 3 % Year To November 2019

12 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Building A Brighter Future For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s priority is jobs and with the fastest growing economy in Australia, the State’s building and construction sector continues to go from strength to strength. Latest Building Approvals data released by the ABS today shows that in […]

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Posted in Industry

Disaster Assistance Available To Central Highlands And Southern Midlands

Disaster Assistance Available To Central Highlands And Southern Midlands

12 January 2020

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Support For Bushfire Affected Councils In Tasmania Victor P Taffa Disaster assistance has been made available to Central Highlands and Southern Midlands councils to help pay for the costs of fighting the Pelham Bushfire, the clean-up and road repairs. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding […]

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Posted in Fire & Rescue

Undergrounding Power Proceeding At 3 Northern Territory Primary Schools

Undergrounding Power Proceeding At 3 Northern Territory Primary Schools

12 January 2020

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Undergrounding Power In More Northern Territory Schools Victor P Taffa School undergrounding power project is underway with works commencing at 3 more Northern Territory primary schools this week. Jingili Primary, Moil Primary and Larrakeyah Primary are the schools beginning their undergrounding power works this week. “We are providing funding specifically […]

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Posted in Education

Year 2020 Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program Applications Now Open

Year 2020 Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program Applications Now Open

12 January 2020

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Applications Open For Year 2020 Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program Victor P Taffa Applications have now opened for the Northern Territory Health Aboriginal Cadetship Program aiming to increase the number of Aboriginal health professionals on the frontline. Cadetship Program supports skill shortage areas and develop future Aboriginal clinical and […]

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Posted in Health

Bushfire Fundraising Concert For Australia Day 26 January 2020

Bushfire Fundraising Concert For Australia Day 26 January 2020

12 January 2020

Australian Capital Territory Acting Minister for the Arts Rachel Stephen-Smith Fundraising Concert For Australia Day 26 January 2020 Victor P Taffa A morning concert in Commonwealth Park to raise funds for those impacted by bushfires will be the focus of Canberra’s Australia Day celebrations this year. This event will replace the annual fireworks show along […]

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Posted in Literary & Arts

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